TRCO Vacancies, August 2023

Tanzania Research and Conservation Organization (TRCO) is a non-profit organization established in 30th December, 2021 under Non-Governmental Organization Act, 2002.

TRCO operates in Tanzania mainland, with focus on conducting scientific research and conservation activities.

Our vision is to see local communities coexist with biodiversity, utilize biodiversity and biodiversity resources sustainably, address climate change effects effectively, and their livelihood enhanced.

TRCO Vacancies, August 2023 – 2 Positions

Finance Officer (1 position)

TRCO seeking to recruit an enthusiastic finance officer to join our team and support the effective implementation of various projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Ensure the efficient management of TRCO’s financial resources in accordance with
internal policies and manuals.
ii. Ensure monthly budget monitoring of the organization and prepare and present monthly
budget reconciliation report.
iii. Ensure timely disbursement and payment of statutory dues and other organization core
operational costs.
iv. Ensure the accurate and adequate record keeping of all financial data and transactions
of the organization.
v. Liaise with the Human Resource and Administration and Treasurer to internal annual
audit reports, including preparation of necessary documentation.
vi. Conducting periodic checks on procurement activities to ensure that they conform to
procurement plan, donor restrictions/ requirements and TRCO policies and procedures.
vii. Feed data in accurate manner in the accounting software and ensure safety of the
organization accounting information.
viii. Participate on the review and update of organizational monthly and annual budget plan
and financial policies.
ix. Verifies payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments
are charged to the appropriate accounts.
x. Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and
documents to perform annual audit.
xi. Participate in any other activities to be assigned by his/her supervisor.

Required qualification

  • Applicants must be Tanzanian.
  • The applicants must be a holder of at least bachelor degree in accounting, finance or related field with proven experience in finance and accounting.
  • A candidate must demonstrate capability in working with computerised accounting systems
    preferably QuickBooks and ability to analyse financial data and communicate to non-finance

Research assistant (1 position)

We are currently advertising for a research assistant position to join a TRCO team to carry out research and conservation projects in various places in Tanzania.

Duties and Responsibilities

i. Assist in data collection, data management, data analysis, and report writing
ii. Prepare monthly plan, budget, and accounting
iii. Assist in developing and implementing community outreach programs
iv. Assist in preparing and reviewing training materials, survey tools, and reports
v. Assist in training provision activities
vi. Participate in any other activities to be assigned by his/her supervisor

Required qualification

  • Applicants must be Tanzanian. The applicants must be a holder of at least bachelor degree in wildlife, zoology, forestry, or related natural resource field with proven experience in biodiversity surveys, natural resource management, community outreach program involvement, and data analysis.
  • Applicant with computer skills such as the use of Office programs and other analytical software skills such as R, SPSS, STATA, etc will be added advantage.
  • Applicants must be willing to work in remote areas.

Working station

Those who will be employed (both finance officer and research assistant) will work mainly at
TRCO Headquarter office located in Morogoro Municipal. Research assistant will often be
involved in fieldwork that occur in various places in Tanzania mainland.


One-year full time contract with probability of extension.

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications (motivation letter and CV) addressed to
Human Resource and Administration Department Manager using the following email address:

Note: Disabled and women are highly encouraged to apply. Please include the position you are
applying for in the subject line (i.e., state which position of either Finance officer or Research
assistant). Ensure your documents are submitted in pdf format and zipped in one folder. Only
qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Submission deadline

All application documents (CV and cover letter) must be submitted not later than 11th August, 2023